by Aliyya Swaby | Aug 2, 2015 10:22 am | Comments (3)
Zruzmilda Maldonado’s brother is having trouble running his cabinet shop in Puerto Rico, struggling with the effects of the territory’s economic crisis and $73 billion debt.
by Aliyya Swaby | Jul 30, 2015 8:03 am | Comments (37)
Kristin Barber was a New Haven Republican for nine years, serving on the GOP Town Committee. On the busiest grassroots night so far in the 2016 presidential campaign, she joined crowds of New Haveners Wednesday launching local efforts to propel a socialist to the White House.
by Paul Bass | Jul 22, 2015 11:40 pm | Comments (25)
While her counterparts in Connecticut’s other top cities are waging bruising battles for reelection, Mayor Toni Harp won the Democratic Party’s unanimous endorsement for a second two-year term at a drama-free convention.
The convention took place Wednesday evening inside Career High School’s auditorium.
by Aliyya Swaby | Jul 22, 2015 3:35 pm | Comments (4)
Nitza Diaz “hurts” to see English language learners (ELL) struggle to grasp the material, because she was there, too, as a teenager from Puerto Rico. She said she’s running for the Board of Education elected position in part to make the district’s ELL policies more consistent across all schools.
by Finnegan Schick | Jul 20, 2015 4:25 pm | Comments (6)
Westville Alder Adam Marchand has no one running against him for reelection, but on Sunday he had a lot of people running with him.
by Paul Bass | Jul 20, 2015 8:01 am | Comments (4)
Potholes got fixed. A law passed protecting kids’ health. Abby Roth had reason to celebrate — and to feel exhausted.
by Staff | Jul 17, 2015 10:55 am | Comments (5)
For the first time in 16 years, a neighborhood in the Hill will be represented by someone other than Andrea Jackson-Brooks.
by Aliyya Swaby | Jul 15, 2015 3:55 pm
Anais Nunez is dropping out of the race for one the Board of Education’s new elected positions, to focus on advocacy instead of politics.
by Paul Bass | Jul 14, 2015 12:07 pm | Comments (13)
An incumbent Fair Haven alder boycotted his ward committee’s endorsement hearing and vowed to bypass the party in seeking reelection.
by Finnegan Schick | Jul 14, 2015 11:22 am | Comments (4)
City politics now runs in the family in Ward 5.